Dr. Tarek El-Sawy, MD, PhD

Meet Dr. El-Sawy

Specialties: Oculofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Pediatric Oculoplastic Specialist

We are pleased to announce the association of Dr. Tarek El-Sawy, MD, PhD, with Eye Consultants of Silicon Valley.  Dr. El-Sawy is a board-certified ophthalmologist with specialty training in oculofacial plastic and reconstructive surgery.  Dr. El-Sawy focuses on cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the eyelids and surrounding structures, including the tear duct systems, along with being a pediatric oculoplastic specialist. 

Dr. El-Sawy graduated with degrees in physics & philosophy from the College of William & Mary in Virginia. He earned his MD and PhD degrees from Case Western Reserve University in Ohio, where he garnered Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) honors, while his thesis research was published in leading immunology journals.

He was elected Chief Resident and awarded a Heed Fellowship during his ophthalmology residency at Columbia University in New York. He further completed subspecialty fellowship training in ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery at MD Anderson Cancer Center and Texas Oculoplastic Consultants.

Dr. El-Sawy enjoys mentoring students and trainees, and has been a full-time faculty member of the Department of Ophthalmology at Stanford University since 2012.  He is one of the select members of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS), which requires extensive training in both cosmetic and reconstructive surgery.

Dr. El-Sawy will provide clinical and surgical services along with non-invasive procedures including facial fillers and Botox.

He is now available for new and existing patients.